Waldo’s KC Needlepoint has been open a year and offers a diverse selection of hand-painted canvases, including Kansas City sites like Arrowhead Stadium and The Scout. Customers can take a break from their smartphones and socialize while making stockings and ornaments, pillows and seat covers, belts, baggage tags, handbag, key fobs and more.
The A. Drue Jennings Professorship in Medical Oncology was created through a $1.3 million challenge grant from the Hall Family Foundation, which generated a gift commitment of $650,000 from the Sunderland Family Fund, KU Med announced Tuesday.
Wang Jianlin, the chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Co., said he intends to buy two non-production film companies in the U.S. that are worth more than $1 billion, will then pursue one of the Big Six movie studios. The Beijing-based real estate and entertainment conglomerate owns AMC Entertainment Holdings headquartered in Leawood.
RootMetrics said Verizon won all six of its testing categories outright. No ties. It also won 41 statewide tests outright. AT&T was a strong second and Sprint held off rival T-Mobile yet again in overall performance rankings. The results confirm and contradict other testing reports, giving carriers room to market their best showings.
Costs of EpiPens, critical devices for delivering lifesaving drugs to people suffering from severe allergies, have skyrocketed in the last year. That’s made patients nervous about whether they can afford to have the devices handy.
A volley of offers by each state to limit the use of economic development incentives over the last two years seems to have all been for naught after the Kansas Commerce Department sent a letter to the Kansas City Downtown Council Community Improvement District offering its help. There’s nothing the Kansas agency can do to help organizations in Missouri outside of providing assistance for a business looking to expand or relocate into Kansas.
Apple is the first store to open in the redeveloped Halls Plaza building, now called Plaza 211. The new store features a 6K video wall and retail items in a “boutique” setting. Also, Buffalo Wings & Rings is eying the local market.
Backed by a $300,000 settlement with the owner of the Inner City Oil gasoline station at 31st and Cleveland, a South Roundtop neighborhood group announced plans Monday to build affordable housing. But the gas station owner’s dispute continues with other residents and the state of Missouri.
A report from the Wall Street Journal indicates that Sony will release two models of the PlayStation early next month: a high-end model with enhanced graphics and a new version of the console’s standard model.
Jim Wagy, who owns eight area McDonald’s, mostly in the Northland, started demolishing his location at 6305 N.E. Antioch Road on Friday and will put up a new restaurant on the site by late November. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has opened at 2510 N.E. Vivion Road.
Wells Fargo & Co. on Monday agreed to pay $3.6 million to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and $410,000 in restitution to settle the regulator’s claims over student-loan servicing policies that it says boosted costs for borrowers.
We love having the convenience of a pool in our backyard, especially in the height of summer. That said, maintenance gets costly fast, especially when you’re ready to shut things down for the winter. Following expert advice when winterizing could save you time and money come spring when it’s time to think about swimming again.
Bridget Hughes shows her tiny Kansas City apartment where her family of six live. Rents across Kansas City have spiked in the past year with the highest increases occurring in what had been areas with the lowest average rents, meaning that low income renters are feeling the greatest distress. Video by: ALLISON LONG | firstname.lastname@example.org